Hoboken basketball court shooting victim is ‘not cooperating’ with investigators

HOBOKEN – Hoboken Police Chief Kenneth Ferrante told The Hoboken Reporter earlier this week that the 21 year-old man that was shot at a basketball court earlier this month is not cooperating with investigators.
The man, who remains unnamed but is now revealed to be a Florida native, was not an innocent bystander in the shooting that took place Feb.2, according to the police chief.
“This was not a random attack. This was regarding an ongoing dispute,” said Ferrante.
However, the victim of the shooting is not cooperating with authorities to identify the shooter, who is still at large.
The 21-year-old man suffered wounds to both legs after a dispute at a basketball court on Hoboken Housing Authority property near Marshall Drive around 8 p.m. according to authorities. Information on how the altercation began and what it entailed is still unknown as the investigation continues.
Hoboken police officials say the victim of the gunshot ran to a nearby light rail station after being shot. He was taken from there to the Jersey City Medical Center, treated, and released shortly after. – Steven Rodas

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